Discovery certificate for object 2020vh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58663 [ 2020TNSTR.115....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-13 20:35:42
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, G. Pignata, F.E. Bauer, J. Arredondo, G. Cabrera-Vives, R. Carrasco-Davis, P.A. Estevez, P. Huijse, E. Reyes, I. Reyes, P. Sanchez-Saez, C. Valenzuela, E. Castillo, D. Ruz-Mieres, D. Rodriguez-Mancini, F.E. Bauer, M. Catelan, S. Eyheramendy, M.J. Graham on behalf of the ALeRCE broker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020vh
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafcljq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:10:03.398 (227.5141579) DEC = +28:24:35.64 (28.4098997)
Discovery date: 2020-01-13 12:07:05 (JD=2458862.004919)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J15100351+2824347
Host redshift: 0.05685

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.33+-0.03 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aafcljq

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-13 12:07:05
Flux: 18.8236 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-08 13:35:20
Limiting flux: 20.4946 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020vh